Food events in Toronto this week are packed with flavours from all over the world, with a Trinidadian feast, Icelandic food festival, Korean milk tea and Hawaiian pig roast. Markham is set to host a big butter tart festival next month and there's a dram festival to look forward to.Events you might want to check out:
Yang Teashop Grand Opening (October 26 @ Yang Teashop)
The city newest teashop is opening with a free drink giveaway to the first 50 customers, plus merchandise and half-off drinks all day.
Taste of Korea (October 26 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Celebrate all things Korean with a feast of traditional goodies served up by local chefs, plus a big K-pop dance party in the Square.
Scream Whistle (October 26-28 @ Steam Whistle Brewing)
Steam Whistle is transforming for a entire weekend of Halloween celebrations with different performers, activities and drinks late into the night.
Free Milk Tea at CoCo (October 26-28 @ Multiple Venues)
Pick yourself up a free milk tea courtesy of CoCo as the Taiwanese chain launches five new locations in and around the GTA.
Beers and Fears (October 27 @ Brunswick Bierworks)
Food, games and lots of beer are on at this big Halloween party and brew launch with speciality drinks, pumpkin decorating and games on all day.
Trinidadian Feast (October 27 @ The Gabardine)
Curry duck, doubles, pholourie, fried blood sausage and hops are just some of the traditional treats on at this big Caribbean-style feast.
OctoberFLEST (October 28 @ El Gordo Fine Foods)
The Oktoberfest celebrations continue with a big German-style celebration of steins and schnitzel from Von Bugle and Steam Whistle and more.
Day of the Dead (October 28 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
A celebration of traditional Mexican culture is on with food and drinks by Maizal, ChocoSol, Mezcal People and Pancho's Bakery.
October Pig Roast (October 28 @ Earlscourt BBQ)
The warmth of Hawaii reaches Toronto by way of a Tropical-style pig roast with a hibiscus-infused pig, hibiscus beer, AYCE sides and colourful leis.
Redline Brewmasters Dinner (October 29 @ Craft Beer Market Toronto)
This monthly series celebrates local brewers with a special spotlight on Barrie's Redline Brewhouse, four course dinner and beer pairings.
Uncork Untap Unwind (November 1 @ The Globe and Mail Centre)
Back again is this big fundraiser dinner in its new space overlooking the city with a night of drinks, bites and a dance party.
Taste of Iceland (November 1-5 @ Multiple Venues)
Traditional Icelandic food and culture is on with a week of music, design, film and events happening throughout the city.
Markham Butter Tart Festival (November 10 @ Markham Fairgrounds)
The Canadian delicacy that are butter tarts are getting a big festival including a tart-off, craft market, speciality drinks and more.
Feast In The East (November 3 @ Matt Durant Studio)
Dinner is served at this big east end feast inside of a gallery with live music from local bands and brews from Wellington Brewery.
Liberty Village Dram Fest (November 15 @ 3 Brewers)
Scotch lovers rejoice! A dram festival is going down in Liberty Village with local bottles, prizes and all proceeds going to a local women's shelter.
by Lisa Power via blogTO